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explosion rocks a neighborhood in new york city dozens have been hurt and police are investigating a second device not far from the blast. new information on the friday night rampage in west philadelphia that left an innocent woman dead and five people wounded, including two police officers. what we now know about the suspect. it is a miracle that the police were able to arrest
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these two suspects without firing, discharging their weapons. >> and just one night later a close call for two other philadelphia police office hours have come under fire. so it is sunday september 18th good morning to you i'm rahel solomon. here's meteorologist justin drabick with weather and it looks like warm weather sticking around. >> sticking around and we will get rain finally. >> finally. >> september 1st. >> what is that. >> normally wet, yes. >> i don't know what that is, rain. >> it is not in my vocabulary. we will talk about it today. i wouldn't cancel outdoor lance, it is a good thing. it is weekend. a lot hoff people getting outside on take advantage of the nice warm temperatures still hanging on to mid-september here but later tonight especially tomorrow morning our best chance to see some widespread rain maybe pockets of heavier rain which is a good thing. this morning we have cloud, there could be a passing shower lehigh valley and poconos not a big deal, bulk
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come in later today. do i think these clouds break up later this morning and we should see sunshine. big difference is humidity, lot higher then yesterday. temperatures in the lower 70's. look at the this change in the dew point temperature compared to this time yesterday. we're from nine to 15 or 18 degrees warmer, that indicates a big jump in the humidity. actual air temperatures cool spots in the mid 60's, interior south jersey and suburbs but we will be well a have above average with the some sun back in the 80's. couple sprinkles, maybe in the lehigh valley right the now. poconos, that area should move north and east over next few hours and we will catch a break and then later on to this evening into tonight we will see more scattered showers and thunderstorms arriving. the best chance overnight. pockets of heavy rain tomorrow morgue. that is not good for the morning commute. before the storm system is out we could get an inch of rainfall. that is due to the remnants of the tropical storm julia. eighty-six for the high.
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eighty-two at the shore. you like it warm that warm stretch continues this is seven day we will talk about in a few minutes. >> thank you, justin. blocks from an explosion in new york city police removed a suspicious device. the last night's blast injured two dozen people and jessica snider reports surveillance video is helping police solve the case. >> huge explosion and saw back window of the suv pop out and glass went in the the street and my wife and i just looked and we ran up sixth avenue. >> new york city on high alert after an explosion rips through manhattan, surveillance video obtained by ms nbc captures the the chaos. >> i felt like an lightening bolt struck the building, shook the ground and everybody ran out in the restaurant and streets. whole city was in the street. >> we believe at this point in time this was an intentional act. >> reporter: explosion happened 8:30 p.m. in the chelsea neighborhood and it was in or near a dumpster according to a law enforcement
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source. dozens of people were injured. >> we have video and we see the explosion and we will use that to help in the investigation. >> reporter: several hours later police cleared suspicious package four blocks from the explosion site and they warn resident to stay away from their windows. reporters had to move as well. >> come here for a second, no way out. >> reporter: officials say a second device appears to be a pressure cooker with wires sticking out and what looks like a cell phone attached and piece of paper with some writing. police confirmed tea vice was removed by bomb squad for investigation. >> because it was not detonated there might be fingerprints, there might be proof of purchase, might be other things that could lead the investigation. >> that report was from jessica snider, new york city's fire commissioner says one of the injured suffered a puncture wound that is considered serious. other injuries are minor described as scrapes and bruises. hours before that
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explosion, in manhattan a pipe bomb exploded in a trash can, along the route of the charity race in sea side park ocean county. fbi has taken over the investigation, the explosion blew a hole and popped the trash can just as 5,000 runners in the temper file charity race were due to pass. thankfully a heavy turnout for the race, slowed registration and delayed the start of the race, and that benefits marines and sailors no runners were on the course at the time of the blast and no one was hurt but so far this morning no word on any suspects. new this morning philadelphia police are investigating a shooting that happened right outside a nightclub in port richmond. police tell us three people were robbed and shot outside the castor club, it happened after 3:45 this morning, on the 3,000 block of castor avenue. investigators tell us one man was shot in the head and is in critical condition. two women were shot in stable condition. philadelphia police say for a second night in a row officers were shot up, this shooting happened in south
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philadelphia. police tell thaws two officers were on patrol along south street just around midnight, when they saw two men smoking what appeared to be marijuana the officers approached, the men they started running, police say while chasing the men one shot at officers. >> it the is a a mere california that the police were able to arrest these two suspects without firing discharging their weapons. >> officers also recovered the gun. we now know identity of the gunman in friday's deadly rampage in west philadelphia, one woman was killed, five others were hurt including two police officers. police say five-year old nicholas glenn that you see there on your screen ambushed a police officer and then led police on a chase shooting several people along the way before being fatally shot by officers. "eyewitness news" reporter anita oh is back live at penn presbyterian medical center where those injured are being
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treated, good morning, anita. >> reporter: good morning, rahel this was an incredibly violent rampage in which police say glenn fired at least 51 times at random people and here today police say those surviving are lucky to be alive one man in critical condition while those two police officers in stable condition in good spirits and expect to recover. all this started around 11:30 at fifth second and sansom street in west philadelphia, that is where nicholas glenn fired in the the patrol car that sergeant sylvia young, 46, was sitting in. she's a 19 year veteran of the force. glenn fired at her close range at 18 times and shot her service weapon twice which disable it. she took hits to the left arm but police say a bullet-proof vest saved her life. during the rampaging glenn shot in the bar five times using a woman as a human shield. he later fire in the random car hitting a passenger in the chest. one of them a 25 year-old woman did not survived.
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>> police shot ape killed globe in the alley way between sansom and walnut, first to engage him was eddie miller, a university of pennsylvania police officer who had also been recovering from gunshot wound at this time. before starting with penn police two years ago miller was a sergeant in the philadelphia police department. commissioner richard ross say glenn had a previous record but this crime cannot be explained. >> again, we do not know why we had to indication that he had any ties to anyone or that has been radicalized or anything like that but we know he carried out one of the most violent acts we have seen in philadelphia. >> reporter: authorities say glenn used a 9-millimeter rugger and they found up to 15 live round on his body along with the letter titled doomed, that details his hatred for the police. again, one person killed, the gunman is also dead, one man is in critical condition while the two police officers are in stable condition and expected to make full recoveries.
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live at penn presbyterian anita oh for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". we want to dig deeper in to the background of the alleged shooter nicholas glenn as "eyewitness news" reporter joe holden tells us investigators say he was no stranger to powe lease. >> stay behind cover we have light on him. >> reporter: nicholas glenn a known west philadelphia drug deal's cord to go his family disliked law enforcement. this is audio from philadelphia police radio revealing moments just before midnight when it is allege glenn was hunting down officers and others with his 9-. >> he was quiet, cool, you know, didn't bother nobody. >> reporter: the family of nicholas glenn the first sign something was wrong was when a reporter showed up at their door in the 2200 block of west venango. glenn's cousin didi ask that we not show her face. did he have hate for police. >> no, no. >> reporter: he was involved in what --
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>> the streets. >> reporter: heroin. >> i don't know what he sold but i know he was in the the street. >> reporter: obviously he was hell benton hurting people. >> reporter: commissioner richard ross told report their glenn had issues with police and his probation officers. the details ross say were contains in a note, found at the crime scene. >> it is titled doomed and he was referring to i guess anybody who was going to be in his path. >> reporter: police say glenn has a lengthy criminal history, court record show he was accused in 2009 of a vicious gang rape. charges were later dropped according to a court documents. >> take caution and cover. >> reporter: police officials say it is a miracle officers weren't killed and an attack on police and people that nicholas glenn's family doesn't believe he could be responsible for. >> i don't believe this could be it. >> reporter: nicholas glenn's family could not point to anything specific that may have set him off. they did tell me that they tried to have him committed for a mental healthy valuation, but police apparently told them for that to have happened he would have
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had to hurt himself or somebody else. in west philadelphia, joe holden, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". still a lot more to come in this story. stay with "eyewitness news" for continuing coverage of the deadly rampage in west philadelphia, we will bring you news updates on tv and on line cbs eagles are preparing for tomorrow night's showdown with the chicago bears. several players are not just thinking about the game, several are planning on some type of a statement during the national anthem at solder field. this has been happening around the league since colin kaepernick refused to stand during the anthem because of social injustice zest, he says that he sees in america. malcolm jenkins supports kaepernick's viewpoint but he and several players have not decided what they are going to do, eagles coach doug pederson says he expects their right to protest and does in the want it to the effect the team. >> malcolm and i have talk about this and, you know, it is going to happen regardless of what i decide or say and i
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respect the players decision on it and the biggest thing is i don't want it to be a distract to the rest of the team. >> it is a fine line to walk. we're talking about a team at months fear, you know, we are cognitive the guys... >> if the team wants to lock arms in the the show of solidarity we are all for it. is there still much more to come on "eyewitness news", hillary clinton plans to return to philly. find out which voters she's trying to recruit and where she's trying to recruit them. running on empty, drivers in the south pay more at the pump if they can find gas, what is causing the shortage. we have not had a drop of rain for a while, but that is about to change. justin's eyewitness weather is just minutes away. when it comes to risking social security on the stock market...
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north carolina's highway patrol believes a blown tire may have caused a deadly charter bus crash, this bus struck an overpass near rockingham killing four people and injuring more than 40 others. bus was carrying college football players from the academy in rock hill south carolina. the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. is expressing regret for u.s. air strikes that may have hit governmental troops in syria. u.s. officials say coalition, thought it was hitting isis militant and in an urgent meeting with the u.n. security council, russia's u.n. ambassador says the attack has put a big question mark over future of the u.s./russian brokered cease-fire agreement in syria. road to the white house is bringing hillary clinton back to philadelphia tomorrow she will campaign at temple university, seek being support from millennial voters. last night democratic presidential nominee addressed the congressional black caucus. >> it is not about golf course promotions or birth
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certificates, it comes down to who will fight for the forgotten. who will invest in our children. who will really have your back in the white house. >> and republican nominee donald trump address remembrance project in houston, a group that advocates for tougher immigration laws. >> politicians ignore your cries for help but i never will. not one more american life should be given up in the name of opened borders. >> trump pledged to the families of americans killed by illegal immigrants that he will shine a national spotlight on the issue. and it is only 50 days until america elects a new president. stay with "eyewitness news" for continuing coverage on air and on line at cbs we can expect election day to be very cool, but for now it will be warm. hi there justin. >> it is not unseasonably warm, you know, we are still dealing with temperatures in
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the 80's. that happens this time of the year. we should be in the 07's. we're not breaking record. it is humid. it ace above average. so it still feels like summer for next several days and look at that, we are looking at, live look. it will take sometime to get clouds along the coastline from south jersey and delaware. not a bad beach day. it is not so until tonight. coast sees a chance for rain. inland area will increase scattered showers and thunderstorm chances especially later this afternoon. couple of spotty sprinkles in the poconos lehigh valley. that will move out. we will get a break. we are break ought in the cloud. we will see some sunshine in the morning and afternoon. more rain off the to the south and west that will move in along this front and then we will have a little bit of moisture to the south from julia moving northward and impact us tomorrow morning. we could have pockets of heavy rain for the morning commute, but today late in the kay best shot to see showers as we have umbrella haines just in case. mid 60's to the north, lower 70's around philadelphia and allentown. big difference, when you step
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outside is humidity levels. they are on the high side. harder to breathe for that morning work out, that run or bike ride you are about to take. you have to deal witt. there you go. we are above average as far as morning temperatures go. it will stay warm to the north and west. near 07's in pittsburgh. sixty-six in state college. we have several days to go here with temperatures running a few degrees above average. dew point temperatures, the humidity, conditions in the air, 68 degrees on the the high side. remember 65 is that threshold where it the starts to feel humid. we are above that. we did get up around 70 over next 24 hours so it will feel oppressive as far as humidity levels go. beach day not bad today at the shore 82 degrees, partly sunny skies. tomorrow downhill. that is where we will see a good chance for some showers, throughout the entire day and then tuesday we're starting to clear out. temperatures hold in the upper 70's. the here's our set up, we have a cold front to the north and west and then we will add what is left of julia still hanging around. we thought we were going to get rain from the which is not a lot. julia will bring rain chances.
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front, julia remnants coming together later tonight, to monday morning but there could be pockets that roll on through early on monday. let's time it out. not much happening this afternoon and tonight, scattered shower or two north and west of the city, and, we will see that heavy rain, as front approaches. 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, bad time for morning ride, but up and down i-95 corridor we could have pockets of that heavier rain and add moisture from the remnants of julia. that rain sticks around in the afternoon. how much rain are we talking about? this is a good thing anywhere from a half an inch to maybe over an inch of rainfall depending on how much of the heavier rain can get in the delaware valley and we're down four and one quarters of an inch of rain on the year. we will take it. it is warm today. upper 80's, potential lit in the warm spots if we see enough sunshine. warm and humid tonight, 60's to the lower 70's. tomorrow cooler just because of the clouds, and the showers around, but still feeling very humid. today 86 for philadelphia late day shower or thunderstorm, better chance with the showers
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tonight at 72. look at this extended forecast, fall coming in officially thursday morning. no signs of it, rahel, we are keeping it in the 80's with decent sub shine for second half of the week. >> looking good, thanks, justin. time is 7:21. lets see how traffic is moving with ann evans in the cbs-3 traffic center. good morning, abe. it looks like an incident there well, kind of an incident it is more of a closure, rahel. what is happening is this is vine street expressway at ben franklin parkway. off ramp is shut down for rock and rel role half marathon and that begins at 7:30 but shut down is already in place. this is closed. off ramp as well as ben franklin parkway between 16th street and art museum circle and kelly drive between art museum circle and falls bridge. martin luther king drive along with market street, arch street westbound and market street westbound between 15th street and south 21st street and martin luther king drive and kelly drive. enough closures for you? we will move traffic cam here, there you go, to the mid
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county tolls of the pennsylvania turnpike and in delays here but we have a closure on the pennsylvania turnpike, northeast extension, northbound, between quakertown and lehigh valley. that stretch of the northeast extension is shut down, for an overturn tractor trailer. keep that in mind. everything else on the the pennsylvania turnpike looks all right. that is latest from the cbs-3 traffic center i'm ann evans now rahel, back to you. >> thank you, closures galore. still ahead on "eyewitness news" this morning a bureaucratic fight between wills eye hospital and the feds, find out who is coming to the hospital support and why it is personal. just say cheese, america's favorite sandwich gets its own day, great place to celebrate close to home in the next half an
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when they switch to progressive? did you brush your hair today? yes, mom. why? hmm. no reason. a bureaucratic battle over licensing is threatening services at wills eye hospital. and now it is a big show of support for the hospital. "eyewitness news" health reporter stephanie stahl picks up the story. >> wills eye hospital, to use vast understatement is a world class hospital. >> it is personal for senator casey, he says his daughter's vision was saved at wills eye hospital. now he is fighting centers for medicare and medicaid services cms which wants to classify wills as a surgery center instead of an in patient hospital. >> that conflict if it were to play out fully will result in wills eye in essence having to shut down a lot of it services. >> reporter: cms maintains
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wills provides mostly outpatient services which gets lower reimbursement rates but doctors at wills say they need hospital status for complicated surgical cases including work with children. >> there are a number of different procedures that require you to have hospital status. >> reporter: joining senator casey is family of six year-old joey, who is being treated for eye cancer. >> we started with the best, at our fingertips, almost and he is halfway down now. he is doing well, yes. we're grateful, right, joe. >> unaudible. >> reporter: if wills loses to cms it might not be able to treat patients like joey. >> we cannot allow that to happen, too many families, in this region, commonwealth and country depend on wills eye. >> reporter: statement says it is continuing to work with wills eye to ensure that they provide care in accordance with the health, safety requirements required of all medicare centered ambulatory
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surgery centers. facility will aloud to continue to receive medicare rei am burst. if it submits a plan of correction by november 1st. responding to that, wills say it is only option would be to stop in patient, services, so right now it is a standoff with both side, digging in. i'm stephanie stahl, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". coming up in the next half an hour on cbs-3 "eyewitness news", police reveal more about friday's west philadelphia shoot-out what we have learned in just the past 24 hours. pipe bomb explodes at jersey shore just as benefit run was supposed to get underway and now fbi takes over investigation, justin. good sunday morning, last time we have had measure rain september 1st that will change we will track it on the way.
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(f♪ot steps) (crickets chirping) ♪ (jet engine) ♪ (heart beat) ♪ (water splashing) (rain drops) (engine revving) (tires on wet road) ♪ today is sunday september 18th i'm rahel solomon, lets get out to justin drabick on the cbs-3 sky deck with eyewitness weather. justin we had rock and roll half marathon happening on the ben franklin parkway and it looks like weather will hold
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up. >> it is. >> overcast skies, low clouds and cannot even see tops of the buildings, more humid air has building in. temperatures in the too bad for the run battled some humidity, in the 60's and 07's but it is noticeably warmer then this time yesterday. we were spoiled by taste of fall, pass couple of mornings from seven to 18 degrees warmer. big jump in the temperatures as well as humidity levels. there we are lower 07's in spots, even up in the lehigh valley, mount pocono checking in the mid 60's, compared to the 40's, past few mornings up there. we have some clouds, low fog rolling from the city on north and west, maybe a syringe will or two in the poconos this morning. mostly staying dry, through at least first half of the afternoon and later today we will introduce chances for more the scattered showers, maybe even a thunderstorm but best chance will arrive later
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on, overnight through monday morning as a cold front approaches and there called be pockets of the heavy rain as left over moisture from julia moves northward. maybe an inch of rainfall before system is out later on monday afternoon. so this morning it is muggy, sunshine 60's and 07's for temperatures this afternoon. calm of scattered showers later on during the day not a wash out don't cancel your plans. it will be warm. temperatures backup to the mid 80's for philadelphia, lower 80's at the shore, should stay dry. we will talk about these 80's, continuing in the seven day forecast we will break it down in a few more minutes, rahel, back to you. i feel like you put my on blast with that half marathon payment, i have done a 10k but i thought that was impressive. new york city police have found a pressure cooker just blocks from the blast in the chelsea neighborhood. we know that more than two dozen people were hurt, one seriously. the explosion happened 8:30 last night in or near a dumpster. witnesses say blast was so
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powerful it shook buildings and sent people running for cover. >> i heard a boom. i thought it might be fire works but it was just so loud and it just went through my whole body. >> we got injured. >> where was he bleeding from. >> his head. >> reporter: this morning police are still searching the area looking for evidence the in the explosion. democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton said she had been briefed about the attack. >> i think it is always wise tore wait until you have information before you come up with any conclusions because we are just in the beginning stage of trying to determine. >> okay, that dumpster explosion in manhattan happened on the same day as an explosion in a trash can, along the route of a marine charity race in ocean county, new jersey. investigators don't believe there is a connection but as brooks silva-braga reports the fbi is on the the case.
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>> reporter: explosion blew a hole in this plastic trash can just as runners in the semper fi charity race was due to pass. >> i heard it and yelled what was that. >> reporter: but heavy turnout for race benefiting marines and sailors slowed registration and delayed the start. no runners were on the course, and no one was hurt. >> that was actually a very good thing because had it not been delayed we would have been running by, you know where the explosive device was. >> reporter: law enforcement official say three small pipes were tethered together, all had explosives, but only one went off. new jersey congressman tom mcarthur was briefed on the investigation. >> it was clearly intended to go off at a certain hour and so that was definitely intent to hurt people. >> we know that because it was on the timer. >> i don't want to get in the details because i don't want to get ahead of the fbi and compromise what they are doing. >> reporter: residents were escorted back to their homes after 6:00 in the evening.
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brooks silva-braga for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". back here at home we know now identity of the gunman who went on the shooting rampage friday night in west philadelphia killing one woman and injuring five others including two police officers. police say 25 year-old nicholas glenn ambushed a police officer and led police on the chase shooting several people along the way before being fatally shot by officers. "eyewitness news" reporter anita oh is live at penn present i bye tear yan medical center where they are being treated. what can you tell us about the latest on the conditions. >> reporter: good morning, rahel, those five people are expect to be okay, we're told they are in good spirits and expected to make full recovery but we have learned about the gun man from his own family, who tells us that he was involved in a crime and drugs here in west philadelphia. but they say there is a surprise by this violent rampage in which he fired more than 50 shots. police say shooting rampage started 1:10 friday night at 52nd and sansom street. that is where glenn fired 18
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times in the the patrol car at close range injuring sergeant sylvia young who was a 19 year veteran of the department. she took hits to the left arm but police say a bullet-proof vest saved her life. a block away glenn also shot the five times into a bar injuring two people. he continued on his shooting spree and further east he fired into a nissan altima hitting passengers inside multiple times in the chest. the one of them a 25 year-old woman who did not survived? violence ended when police shot and killed glenn in the alley way between sansom and walnut street. first to engage was eddie miller of the university of police officers still recovering from gunshot wound to his leg and hipps. before starting with penn police two years ago, miller was a sergeant in the philadelphia police department. philadelphia police commissioner richard ross says glenn had a lengthy criminal past. he also commended officers for their bravery.
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>> this was a horrific night, police did an absolutely fantastic job. the restraint that they used, during the foot pursuit down sansom street is nothing short of just miraculous. i mean this guy is firing at everybody. >> reporter: authorities say that glenn used a 9-millimeter rugger and they found up to 16 live round on his body. they also found a letter titled doomed, that details haze hatred for police officers and in that rampage he was killed he was shot and killed another and police officers, are here at penn presbyterian. live here this morning anita oh for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thanks, anita. we still after lot more to come on cbs-3 "eyewitness news". did you know it is national cheese burger day? i'll show you where i will be celebrating. temple tries for two wins in a row, begins its cross state rival penn state, see
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height with lettuce, tomato or fixins today is day to enjoy one. i visited a local spot for burgers at 20th and sansom and rittenhouse and they had very interesting topics. we will have that in our 8:00 a.m. hour. before you head out in search of the good cheese burger check on line because several restaurants are offering good discounts for national cheese burger day. and, justin, he is joining us live. you look like you were a fan of the chooseberger. >> i have eaten a few in my day. good day to break out the grill. still feeling like summer, you know, we're talking about temperatures in the 80's. we're tracking rain, especially a couple showers later tonight. most of the day cost stay dry. we are waking up temperatures 60's and 70's. warm, muggy, few areas of fog, especially in parts of the central new jersey. the just beware of that. that should dissipate over next few hours. warm start to the day. we will head north and west to philadelphia right now we're
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checking out 69 degrees, overcast sky in eagleville. further are north and west from the city, we have bigger cloud cover, sprinkle or two in the poconos. further south and east, we will go and break out in sunshine. down at the shore, right now, james we have got fog. 72 degrees. peak of sun. also inland here parts of the south jersey margot the checks in at 65 degrees with foggy conditions, as well, but, a few sunrise pictures coming in this morning showing nice color, at cherry hill from lynn here, showing pink skies here, sun, mixed with mid to high level cloud there. old saying red side warning sailors warning. that is true today because we are bringing cold front in here bringing needed rain to our forecast. lets take you south jersey right now cape may courthouse there is some sunshine 71 degrees, southwest breeze, we have had 4 miles an hour, we will heat things up quickly, in the sunshine. temperatures south injuries i breaking out in the mid 80's, lower 80's at the shore.
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great time of the year to hit the beach. the crowds are gone, nice weather continues and ocean water temperature mid 70's. always make sure life guard are on duty if you plan to do swimming. need rain on the way. we are down 4.76 inches of a year for philadelphia we should be just over 30 inches. we are not there we will not break that deficit but maybe we can get up to an inch of rain in some spots from this next system. it doesn't look like a whole lot on radar right now and it is not. these are light showers moving over poconos. they will move on out. we're in a break, southwestern pennsylvania, but more rain to the south and west. then we will bring a little bit more moisture from what is left of tropical depression, julia, that will enhance the rain chances, especially tomorrow. it is humid. feels like midsummer, today and tomorrow on the steamy side, humidity levels start to back off on tuesday, and then pleasant for wednesday, through the rest of the week. but temperatures above average. here's that shore forecast, 82 f atlantic city 74.
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still a heads up, medium risk for strong rip currents today, we have wind still coming in out of the south press i strong at ten to 15 miles an hour, and, so that can chop things up a little bit. overall, pattern, kind of, craziness going on here in the atmosphere. we have moisture coming in here from the west showing in the green. dry air moving out and then more moisture off the southeastern coast, that is what is left of julia. these two areas will come together over the next 24 hours to produce some rainfall. the nice weather we have is due to the the dry air. that is moving off shore, so forget that. that is out of here. further off the coast as we go to central atlantic we have tropical storm karl with wind at 40. over next five days forecast to be a category one hurricane but that stays out over the opened waters of the atlantic we will see improving conditions. showers will roll in overnight with the steady rain, coming in the early morning hours and fall is officially arriving on thursday at 10:21. again forecast high today 86 degrees. tonight better chance for those showers, 72. extended forecast nothing but
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80's as we head over the next several days, rahel, back to you. >> justin, thank you. time right now is 7:45. lets check with ann evans in the cbs-3 traffic center. it looks like you are tracking a lot of closures. >> we have, today, rahel. i would love to show you ben franklin parkway but is there so much fog that it is fogged out our camera. i cannot show. that instead, we have a vine street expressway right at ben franklin parkway, off ramp to the parkway is shut down you can see police vehicle there shutting that down, for the rock and roll half marathon that is underway. that is very latest from the cbs-3 traffic center, now here's "eyewitness sports" with leslie van arsdal. >> reporter: eagles will have a walk through this morning before leaving for chicago, tightened zach ertz and mccalvin will in the play monday night. ertz ertz has a displaced rib bone. mccalvin will have a hamstring. this is first game for carson wentz, playing at solder field is not easy because of the wind and crowd noise. bird plan to use silent count
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to help beat the noise but this is carson's first time using it. >> we expect it to be a loud environment. we expect it to be an exciting environment. we will have to work on some silent snap counts and different things and it will be monday night football. everybody will be hyped and ready to go so we have to focus in and we will be ready. >> he has work out great this week. we have work it not only from the shotgun but under center as well just in case. sometimes it goodies to work it at home in home stadiums when your crowd gets loud. >> and yes, bird play tomorrow night but we will get you ready for the game this morning on toyota sunday kick off, and at 11:30 right here on cbs-3. >> now to college foot the ball last year temple, shocked penn state at sold out lincoln financial field for first win against tonight the any lions in 74 years. yesterday, the rematch, at beaver stadium, owls have not won there in 73 years. we will pick it up, temple trailing by ten, owls with the punt, while goes off penn state player both teams go,
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temple recovers it and 1 yard line. three plays later we have the hand off, to jihad thomas, and he will score and owls, up by a field goal. penn state will get the ball back, barkley with the ball, finds a big hole up the middle, barkley with the nice cut but 55-yard to the house and penn state with the ten-point lead. late in the game owls down to four, philip walker's pass, intercepted by john reid, that is your ballgame. penn state beats temple 34-27. >> i thought our defense played well, you know, really played well. we have to stop turning the ball over on offense, puts the our defense in a tough spot but i thought our defense played well. overall we found a way to grind it out and get a win against a good football team and something to build on going in to next week. main line andy tally's villanova wildcats started
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against towson and big game for the nova quarterback zach. he had three scores including that 21-yard strike to phillips giving note a the lead. cats defense, rob roll with the pick in the end zone. rob got some blockers and he rolled 100-yard for the score. villanova won the conference opener, 40-21. the phillies will go for a sweep this afternoon against the marlins. andrew cashnor on the mound for phillies. phillies had 11 hits to help jeremy hellickson win his 12th game of the season. phillies, took control of the game in the first inning, no score, odubel herrera with the line drive, hernandez motors home from first on the play and it is one to nothing. still in the first michael frank co with the line drive in the left field corner. herrera scores easily on the play. phillies with a two run lead. and later bases loaded for aj ellis, he cleared them with another line drive-in left field corner, tommy joseph, miguel franco, freddie galvis all score and five to nothing.
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plenty of run support for jeremy hellickson. he threw a three hit complete game shut out. phillies beat the marlins eight to nothing. to soccer union starting a three game road trip in port land, union with the playoff hunt, jim curtain's team down one to nothing in the forty-seventh minute, chris pontius, shot from 20-yard out, finds the back of the net and that will tie up the game. six minutes later, port land responds, fernando adi with the least direct pass andre blake. defending mls champ beat union two-one. that is all for sports. i'm leslie van arsdal, have a great the day. still to come, on "eyewitness news", cbs-3 pet project, everything you have always wanted to know about litter boxer but didn't know who to ask we will ask carroll litter boxer but didn't know i'm hillary clinton and irroll approve this message. donald trump says he alone can fix the problems we face. well i don't believe that's how you get things done in our country. it takes democrats and republicans
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the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me. time for the pet project, joining me is carroll erickson animal advocate and friend of the pennsylvania spca. hi carroll. >> you have a cat, which is great. >> it is so funny because i saw this great cat and i had a dream i got a cat, high birthday, really strange. >> happy birth the day. works out perfectly. we have a wonderful cat here. with cats we have cameras moving around. their sense of security is completely tied into how secure they are. movements like this strange environment. we want to make sure this sweet cat who we will show new a second, our surprise guest,
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we reveal her. i want to show you other animals adoptable at pennsylvania spca. look at the long legs on this one, a ten month-old female long hair mix. this kitten was left in the milk create outside pennsylvania spca about a month ago. she spent sometime in foster care. she's ready for adoption. >> great cat. >> here's another beauty, look at this one, daisy, seven year-old 6-pound luxuriously long hair. >> beautiful. >> white and buff, fabio of cats i think. very friendly. she loves to be pet ape brush. she had litter box issues. we will talk about that this morning. because of this she has been a second chance cat. her adoption fee only 25 will dollars. willing to work with her and give her some tips, just perfect. oxford, we cannot have a dog on. thinks a one year-old french bull dog mix. i see a lot of boston terrier in there but that is a wonderful breed this dog
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pulled from the shelter just too cute to resist. she weighs 30-pound. perfect size for somebody who wants a medium sized dog, sweet, energetic and playful. >> she's lovely. >> i promise that we would reveal, again, i also prom that is cats sometimes do not want to get out of their carry cases. can i see you sweetheart. one of the things we wanted to talk about, rahel, litter boxes. >> we brought one with you. >> because litter boxes can be a major reason people turn in their animals. they get mad at their cats, litter box, size is absolutely key, too big, too small. while a cat is calm, why don't we talk about she came from a local shelter. she is, and now at pennsylvania spca. she's ten months old. female cat. she loves treat. if see me put her back in because i put a treat in there. always with a cat and with any animal or person or kid you make sure that you give them
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reasons to expect and want good behavior. >> positive reenforcement. >> you will get that back. >> on to the litter box issue. with litter boxes, the rule is one box per household, for each cat, plus one other. so you need to have an additional one. >> two for cats. >> if you have five cats you get five litter boxes but you then have a sixth. so they have a place to go. the size of the litter box is important to the cat a lot of cats don't like plastic liners. they may in the like where it is. you have to make sure where ever you put this litter box the cat can be quiet, private and that sort of thing. if you are moving a litter box you move it maybe an inch a take and that is, it? very slowly. >> everything with the cat is slow. because their environment is absolutely what they deal with. you want to be very careful with that. first and foremost though you check out if your cat is going
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outside of the litter box, is it a hell issue. urinary blockage, urinary track infection can be a reason why a cat might stop using their litter box. >> okay good you have to check that. >> urinary track infection is especially dangerous in the male cat. get all my notes. don't put litter box near a food or water bowl. one of the other reasons that other cats might have a problem with the litter box if you find your cat outside box and punish it and place it in the box they may associate thate limb nation with the litter box. you have to think like a cat. they are very smart. they do everything, again i want to make sure i have got all this, household changes can be a problem. so any new people coming in that sort of thing. investigate pennsylvania spca phenomenal ideas on litter boxes, introducing a cat the to the house and paper bags. maybe your best friend. they love to hide. i have one here on the set. lots of places to hide.
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vertical spaces. that will help. keep everybody in the cat household happy. >> very good informationy want to point out beautiful breed, hopefully if you love, her you can adopt her visit p spca at erie avenue headquarters, noon to 6:00 on the weakened and one onto will p.m. during the week. >> i'm thrilled, amazed and so proud for her for behaving with all that is going on in the studio a veilable for adoption at pennsylvania spca. next week we will have era president toable animal showing others and lots of tips to keep your household, with your pets, fun and happy, and beneficial to everybody. >> carroll we will see you next week, thank you. that is it for "eyewitness news" at 6:00. still more to come at 8:00. they build cool stuff, company motto and they back it up, pat gallen takes us inside this local business to see what kind of stuff they are making. also ahead we may be surprised at just who is getting scammed these days
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